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SMPD Officer Allegedly Bitten During Arrest

After officers stopped a 64-year-old driver in Sierra Madre Wednesday, police say one of their officers was bitten.

A 64-year-old driver was pulled over Wednesday just after 3:00 p.m. in the 600 block of Grandview Ave. in Sierra Madre for a vehicle code violation, according to police reports.

The driver, who is a Sierra Madre resident, "delayed or obstructed" officer duties, according to Watch Commander Sgt. Joe Ortiz. So, the driver was placed under arrest, and allegedly bit one of the police officers on his arm during the process.

The officer was treated for the bite, said Ortiz.

The driver was transported to and then Pasadena Police Department for booking.

VFD April 07, 2012 at 01:57 PM
Did the dentures get stuck in the officer's arm?
Lay Z Cop April 14, 2012 at 07:17 AM
Did the officer in return shoot big bad criminal?
Chucklehead April 14, 2012 at 06:07 PM
Is the dog OK?
carolcanterbury April 14, 2012 at 08:23 PM
why don't you do a ride along, i am sure the officers would love your expert advise, since you seem to know so much

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